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    Police Open Fire at Man Who Threatened Public at Malmö Train Station in Sweden - Reports

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    The man reportedly sustained an injury after he was shot by police; he was later hospitalised. It is still unclear how serious the offender's wounds are, according to Aftonbladet newspaper. 

    Swedish police have evacuated Malmö Central Station and are currently at the scene after reports that a man threatened people; law enforcement shoot the offender on Monday, according to the local media. 

    Police spokeswoman Evelina Olsson stated that no one, except the offender, sustained injuries due to the man's 'menacing' behaviour. 

    READ MORE: 'State of War' as Sweden Hits Peak Deadly Shootings

    The scene is now being searched by a bomb squad. 

    One of the eyewitnesses cited by Swedish radio said that the incident was 'surreal'.

    “From nowhere, two police officers came running and shouted 'police, police'. Then two shots were fired, and everyone started running. I was thinking, 's**t, something is on',” he told a local radio station.

    Following the incident, police patrols have been bolstered in public places across Malmö. 

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